• Environmentalist

    Employer: Energy Development Corporation Ltd (EDCL)
    Posted: 13 October 2018
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    Key roles/responsibilities

    Project Implementation

    1 Periodically supervise construction activities on-site to ensure that environmental requirements are being met;

    Impact assessment and monitoring

    2 Following up investment operations to ensure that any outstanding environmental issues are properly addressed.
    3 Quality assure all the Environment, and social management plan; health and safety reports for all projects, plus monitoring and enforcing the implementation of these plans for environmentally compliant projects and infrastructure
    4 Responsible for Resettlement Action plans (RAPs), livelihoods restoration frameworks and implementation of RAPs.


    5 Liaise with the Rwanda Environmental Management Agency (REMA) and line ministries to ensure that all necessary clearances for projects are obtained
    6 Review documentation pertaining to environmental compliance (e.g., Feasibility reports, ESIA studies, RAP reports, bidding documents, reports from contractors, on-site reviews, etc.)


    Provide professional input regarding environmental concerns into the planning, design and contracting of investments, including the preparation of tender documents (terms of reference) for engaging consultants to undertake environmental impact assessments, resettlement action plans and other required studies for specific projects;

    Prepare Environmental Management Plans (EMPs) and Resettlement Action Plans (RAPs) and ensuring that such plans are approved by relevant authorities before contracts can be implemented; Develop environmental and resettlement guidelines for use in the planning and design of investments (peat & hydro power plants, transmission and distribution lines)

    Qualifications and experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Environment or related fields such as botany, zoology

    • At least 3 years of experience in a similar role


    Technical Diploma in Environmental studies with 10 years’ experience in a similar role


    Duly signed application letters addressed to the Managing Director of Energy Development Corporation Limited (EDCL) together with updated detailed curriculum vitae, copies of both academic and professional certificates, proof of related experience/valid work certificates and names and addresses of at least three (3) reference persons and copy of Identity Card should be submitted at the reception of EDCL located at Kigali City Tower Building, 9th Floor not later than 17/10/2018 latest 4.00 P.M.

    Note: Please note that submission of valid and acceptable proof of experience/work certificates attached to your job applications to support the relevant experience indicated in the applicant’s CVs among other documents highlighted above is a MUST for pre-selection. Candidates will be informed of shortlisting results via lists appended on the REG website (www.reg.rw) under “Jobs” and on EDCL notice boards/floors.

    Done at Kigali on 02/10/2018

    Felix GAKUBA
    Managing Director


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